CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2431 vs 8350 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8350 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 8350  based on its performance and single-core performance.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS
Front view of AMD FX 8350

AMD FX 8350

CPUBoss Winner

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 2431

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 2431

Report a correction
Much lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 159.66W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 56.1 $/year 3.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 159.62 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD FX 8350

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8350

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 95% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,525 vs 877 Around 75% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 9,134 vs 4,516 More than 2x better PassMark score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 3.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly better performance per watt 5.72 pt/W vs 1.89 pt/W More than 3x better performance per watt
More cores 8 vs 6 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Jun, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 61 °C vs 55 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 2431 vs FX 8350

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Opteron 2431
4,516
FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 2431  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Octa core
Socket type
F
AM3+
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 75W 125W
Annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 1.89 pt/W 5.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 60.94W 159.66W

bus

Clock speed 2,200 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Opteron 2431  vs
FX 8350 
Threads 6 8
L2 cache 3 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 12 21
Voltage range 1 - UnknownV 0.81 - 1.45V
Operating temperature 0 - 55°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 8.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 4.69 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A
AMD Opteron 2431
Report a correction
AMD FX 8350
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus